December 1914 calendar

December 1914

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 1914.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on December 1914: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1914?


  • 02 Dec 1914 Austria army occupies Belgrade Serbia.
  • 04 Dec 1914 Walter Johnson accepts money from Federal League Chicago Whales Clark Griffith threatens to take Johnson to court.
  • 05 Dec 1914 The Italian Parliament proclaims the neutrality of the country.
  • 08 Dec 1914 Connie Mack sells Eddie Collins to the Chicago White Sox.
  • 10 Dec 1914 French government returns to Paris.
  • 11 Dec 1914 Stockton Street Tunnel (San Francisco) completed.
  • 12 Dec 1914 The New York Stock Exchange re-opened, having been closed since 1 Aug 1914 except for bond trading.
  • 14 Dec 1914 Lisandro de la Torre and others found the Democratic Progressive Party (Partido Democrata Progresista, PDP) at the Hotel Savoy, Buenos Aires.
  • 15 Dec 1914 British fleet forfeits chance to destroy German fleet in North Sea.
  • 16 Dec 1914 World War I: German battleships under Franz von Hipper bombard the English ports of Hartlepool and Scarborough.
  • 17 Dec 1914 Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv by Turkish authorities.
  • 18 Dec 1914 Egypt becomes a British protectorate.
  • 19 Dec 1914 The Battle of Kolubara ends, resulting in a decisive Serbian victory over Austria-Hungary.
  • 23 Dec 1914 World War I: Australian and New Zealand troops arrive in Cairo, Egypt.
  • 24 Dec 1914 German plane drops bombs on Dover England.
  • 25 Dec 1914 Legendary / unofficial Christmas Truce takes place (Brits & Germans)
  • 29 Dec 1914 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the first novel by James Joyce, is serialised in The Egoist.
  • 31 Dec 1914 Colonel Jacob Ruppert and Captain Huston purchase New York Yankees for $460,000.
  • 05 Dec 1914 The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition began in an attempt to make the first land crossing of Antarctica.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1914?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - They Start the Victrola (And Go Dancing Around the Floor)
  2. - Gems from The Girl from Utah
  3. - Lullaby from Jocelyn (Angels Guard Thee)
  4. - The High Cost of Loving


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?